[R] missing documentation entries

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Aug 9 13:37:18 CEST 2006

This is discussed in `Writing R Extensions', which both points you to the 
'internal' keyword, and (in the current version) mentions using name 
spaces to hide such functions.

This really was a question for R-devel: please do study the posting guide. 

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  in R.'

On Wed, 9 Aug 2006, Adrian Dusa wrote:

> Dear list,
> When creating a package, there are always many little utility functions that 
> belong to the "internal kitchen" of the main, documented functions.
> Now, when checking the sources with R CMD check, I get a warning for those 
> little functions that are not documented.
> I would have two questions:
> - is it mandatory to document _all_ functions (will the source package be 
> rejected by CRAN if otherwise)?
> - if not, is there a way to tell R which are the functions that I don't want 
> to document?
> Thanks,
> Adrian

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